• Somaliland Cheetah Cubs Rescue: And then there were three

    We are sorry to inform you that one of our rescued cubs passed away last night. She had started to show issues such as loose stool and lethargy two days ago. The team in Somaliland immediately began making sure that she was hydrated and applied antibiotics to fight any potential infection. She showed great improvement […]

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  • Cheetah Champion: Kim

    Q&A with Kim Wolhuter Kim Wolhuter is a wildlife filmmaker and photographer. From a family of Game Rangers and a qualified Ranger himself, he started making films about Southern African Wildlife in 1988. He has made documentaries for National Geographic, the BBC and the Discovery Channel. His recent project “Cheetahs – growing up fast” (BBC) […]

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  • Outside: These Wildlife Conservationists Haven’t Given Up Hope

    Conservation. It may be one of the most depressing fields to work in right now. The hurdles to overcome are enormous, the stakes higher than any time in human history. So why would anyone choose a career trying to protect wildlife and wild places?” So begins Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the […]

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  • Mongabay: Cheetahs return to Malawi after decades

    A Cheetah translocated from South Africa is offloaded from the aircraft before being safely transferred to the boma in Liwonde. Photo by African Parks / Frank Weitzer. The cheetahs have been moved into special enclosures called bomas for now, where the animals will learn to adapt to their new home under constant supervision. After spending […]

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  • Cheetah Champion: Max

    Introduction: Our Cheetah Champion for May is Max. Max is 15 and has a special connection to cheetahs. Max’s autism means he finds public spaces difficult, but when he looks into the eyes of a cheetah he feels calm and can conquer things he has difficulty coping with – like dogs and their barking. Max […]

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  • Somaliland Cheetah Cubs Rescue: Sad News

    As much as our associates in Somaliland have battled over the past few days to bring the rescued cubs back to health, we are saddened by the loss of the littlest ones, which were in such poor condition since their rescue. Fortunately, the four remaining cubs are now showing signs of normalcy and continue to […]

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  • The Times: Cheetah cubs saved from traffickers

    A British wildlife charity has rescued 10 cheetah cubs that had been illegally trapped to sell in the Middle East. The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) found them on sale in Somaliland, east Africa. They tipped off wildlife officials, who confiscated the animals. One has since died. Cheetahs are the world’s fastest mammal, capable of 70mph, […]

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  • Mirror: Cheetah population in danger as poachers transport cubs in crates to be sold to super-rich Arabs as accessories

    This month, nine cubs and a young adult caught on plains in Somaliland, Africa, were seized from animal traffickers. Cheetahs have become the latest plaything of the rich – with cubs being stolen in Africa and taken to the Middle East. The species’ plight was underlined this month when nine cubs and a young adult […]

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  • Somaliland Cheetah Cubs Rescue: Update

    Cheetah cubs are very difficult to raise, even when they are healthy, unlike some of the recently rescued cubs in Somaliland are. Sadly, we lost one of the littlest cubs that we recently confiscated, one of the cubs called Djins. Over the past couple days, he simply stopped accepting food. One of his siblings is […]

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  • The Dodo: Ten Scared Babies Found Smuggled At Country’s Border

    They were all so thin. Last week, at the border of Somaliland, authorities caught traffickers just in time to save 10 lives. Even though the United Arab Emirates (UAE) banned keeping wild anials as pets earlier this year, the illegal market is still functioning: 10 young cheetahs (nine cubs and one adolescent) were discovered in […]

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